Financial Controller

SCR Consulenza - 18 Maggio 2021

Sinclair International is a global company that provides labeling solutions to the food industry on a global scale. It manufactures custom labeling systems for every application, including high-speed, single, tray and compact pattern labeling. It is part of the Gulftech group within which there are several companies that serve the world’s leading food processors and manufacturers.


Sinclair International is looking for a Financial Controller for its Italian branch.

This role serves as the primary accounting personnel within the Sinclair International Italy (SII) team, ensuring timely, accurate records are maintained at all times. Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager Italy, but also guided by Director of Finance ROW, the role will support both external accountancy requirements and internal group reporting through the SIL UK finance team. This role will also provide technical accountancy support to the wider SII team, and as such will be required to keep knowledge current. This role will ensure financial policies are adhered to and assist with any education and training of the SII team as the result of accounting or regulatory changes.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Prompt, accurate transactional processing in adherence with accounting standards
  • On time, accurate submission of all local accounting and compliance deliverables to both internal and external parties
  • Management of Accounts Receivable collections in line with global metric
  • Maintenance of appropriate filing and record keeping to ensure all documents of record can be easily accessed in support of fiscal and commercial requirements (JD Edwards).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of management accounts supporting files for issue to SIL UK and external accountant
  • Preparation of all compliance return data for submission to SIL and external accountant
  • Regular, consistent communication between SIL UK and external accountant
  • Support external payroll advisor in provision of monthly payroll information
  • Assist with support of local ERP system requirements, including maintaining the electronic invoicing process Review and appropriately allocate daily customer receipts
  • Manage local accounts receivable collections via all required communication channels, providing weekly feedback to the SIL UK finance team
  • Co-ordination of commercial feedback in regards to customer credit limit reviews to allow financial due diligence to be performed by SIL
  • Maintenance of accurate SII cash forecast and issue to SIL UK finance for consolidation
  • Coordination of SII projection submissions with Regional Sales Manager Italy for issue to SIL for consolidation
  • Assist in Business Process Improvement and/or Continuous Improvement initiatives and projects as required
  • Support the UK Finance team with other finance tasks as defined by the Financial Controller / Director of Finance ROW
  • To abide by all statutory requirements including those relating to health and safety
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the Financial Controller / Director of Finance ROW

Place of work: Forlì/Cesena


Meaningful experiences:

  • Accounts environment experience
  • Preparation of accounts up to trial balance
  • Experience of working in a deadline driven environment
  • Proven peer support skills
  • Working with external auditors during a year end process
  • Working knowledge of accounting and reporting software’s
  • Experience with Oracle Enterprise One good but not essential
  • Experience working with external accountants advantageous but not essential

Techinical skill


  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Confident with Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Planning and Organising
  • Using complex spreadsheets
  • Confident, clear communicator
  • Effective time management skills
  • English written and spoken


  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Good presentation skills
  • Able to put forwards process improvement proposals

Soft Skill

  • Collaborative team working
  • Analytical approach
  • Effectively work under own initiative
  • Flexible and able to adapt to change
  • Confident and enthusiastic
  • Results/goal driven
  • Remains calm under pressure


  • Show initiative and be prepared to make decisions in areas of responsibility based on job knowledge and experience

Qualification: Administration & Finance Degree. Desiderable: Advanced Level Accounting Qualification

Contract offered: Permanent employment. Range RAL 45-60k

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